# Regression Equation Negative y-intercept

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What does it mean when you have a negative y-intercept in your regression equation? How do you interpert the negative number?

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When you have a negative y-intercept in your regression equation, the value of the dependent variable is negative given independent variable equals zero.

i.e.

When X ...

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This solution is provided in 129 words. It simply discusses instances in which the y-intercept may be 0 and what this means.

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